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“Great night out”

Te Vara Nui Village
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Cook Islands Cultural Village Tour with Night...
Ranked #3 of 11 things to do in Muri
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Owner description: Te Vara Nui Village is the Cultural Centre of the Cook Islands offering 3 amazing products: a 2.5 hour VILLAGE TOUR offering a full authentic journey into our past, a Stunning Over-Water Night Show and first class Island/Western fusion buffet dinning experience on floating and fixed stages set in botanical gardens surrounded by rock gardens and waterfalls, and our COMBO PACKAGE offering both Village Tour and Over-Water Night Show and Buffet dinner in one night. Your ultimate cultural experience not to be missed!!!!
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Our experience was flawless in regards to the organisation, service staff, and the general flow of the evening from our punctual pick-up, warm welcome, tour, dinner & show. Despite there being hundreds of guests, we felt it was still a personal experience. We found it educational, humorous, entertaining and the food was delicious. We would do this again when we come back!

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"great night"
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"buffet dinner"
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"cultural tour"
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"cook islands"
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"island night"
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"dinner show"
in 53 reviews
"fire dancers"
in 38 reviews
"dance show"
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"seafood chowder"
in 18 reviews
"local dishes"
in 36 reviews
"whole evening"
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"great buffet"
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"cultural shows"
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"food was amazing"
in 31 reviews
"audience participation"
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"island food"
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"new zealand"
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Reviewed 18 August 2014

Excellent Island Show in beautiful surroundings over water.Delicious buffet dinner Friendly staff. Pick up and drop off from your resort for a small fee. Worth going to.Great nights entertainment .Show 8.30pm for one hour then dessert served.Bus to drop off leaves 10 pm.

Thank LianneBl
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Reviewed 16 August 2014

Any "cultural tour" is bound to a be a little cheesy - this one is no exception, but the guides are good-humoured and knowledgeable, and a lot of effort has obviously gone into the location & setup. If you're going to do one, this seems like a good choice.

Thank NooneYouKnow1979
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Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

We had an amazing time getting married at Te Vara Nui, the wedding planner was very helpful, she organised everything for us before we got over there all we had to do was pick where we wanted to be married and which restaraunt of thier three we wanted to have the reception in. We had a over water fire and drumming show after the meal and it went above and beyond our expectations it was just fantastic, definatly the highlight of the night, all of our guests said that it was the best wedding they had ever been to. We were meant to have the ceremony on the beach but it was very windy that day and ended up changing to have it on the lake at Te Vara Nui surrounded by the beautiful gardens and waterfall, and to be honest it was better than having it on the beach. The food was also fantastic, we went for the gourmet buffet for our reception and it was perfect with a deliscious dessert bar afterwards. I cant recommend Te Vara Nui higher for a perfect wedding venue in rarotonga. We choose to have our wedding on an 'off night' which meant we had the whole venue to ourselves and a private fire/drumming/dance show but you can also choose to have it on one of the show nights while they preform theyre big overwater extravaganza show although you will be sharing the venue with other patrons. Thanks Te Vara Nui for making our dream day perfectly perfect!

Thank ashbol
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

We had our Daughters wedding at Te Vara Nui recently, it was Awsome, the venue, food and service was fantastic, I would recommend this venue for weddings.
The lovely owner and the wedding planner were very helpful and nothing was a problem. We love the Cook Islands the culture and the food...Te Vara Nui showcased these perfectly.
Thanks Te Vara Nui.

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